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Wildfires in the boreal forests and peatlands of the ABoVE domain are a natural disturbance agent, but are increasing in frequency and severity. Boreal forest fires impart relatively large forcings on the climate system as a result of (i) typically...

Person: Rogers, Cooperdock, Dieleman, Erb, Goetz, Johnstone, Mack, Moubarak, Phillips, Potter, Randerson, Schaaf, Solvik, Turetsky, Veraverbeke, Walker, Wiggins
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Our study aimed to integrate remote sensing, spatial analysis, and field data to understand the vulnerability and resiliency of peatlands and uplands to wildfire across the southern Northwest Territories study area where peatlands are abundant,...

Person: Bourgeau-Chavez, Graham, Battaglia, Kane, French, Grelik, Krezek-Hanes
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Biomass mapping is used in variety of applications including carbon assessments, emission inventories, and wildland fire and fuel planning. Single values are often applied to individual pixels to represent biomass of classified vegetation, but each...

Person: Prichard, Kennedy, Andreu, Eagle, French, Billmire
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

The Advanced Fire Environment Learning Unit (AFELU) will host three speakers to talk about Predictive Services comparison tools (Robert Ziel, Alaska Fire Science Consortium), predicting fire behavior in Alaska (Chris Moore, Alaska Fire Service), and...

Person: Ziel, Moore, Lahm
Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The impact of wildland fire smoke on air quality and health is an issue growing in importance to many health officials across the country, as well as federal, state and local decision-makers. This webinar gives an overview of EPA’s tools and resources...

Person: Long
Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

The North American Wildland Fuels Database (NAWFD) data access application was developed to enable best practices for modeling national- and regional-scale fire emissions by incorporating uncertainty into fuels estimates. NAWFD aggregates fuel loading...

Person: French, Billmire, Tanzer, Prichard, Kennedy, Andreu, McKenzie, Ottmar, Eagle
Year: 2019
Type: Website
Source: FRAMES

Asthma is the most common pediatric disease in the USA. It has been consistently demonstrated that asthma symptoms are exacerbated by exposure to ozone. Ozone (O3) is a secondary pollutant produced when volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are oxidized in...

Person: Pratt, Gan, Ford Hotmann, Brey, Pierce, Fischer, Magzamen
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Large wildfires are an increasing threat to the western U.S. In the 2017 fire season, extensive wildfires occurred across the Pacific Northwest (PNW). To evaluate public health impacts of wildfire smoke, we integrated numerical simulations and...

Person: Zou, O'Neill, Larkin, Alvarado, Solomon, Mass, Liu, Odman, Shen
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

"The Basics of Satellite Data for Smoke and Fire" is presented in two parts for a total of about 16 minutes. These videos introduce concepts such as the distinction between polar-orbiting and polar-stationary satellites, descriptions of satellite...

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Year: 2019
Type: Media
Source: FRAMES

Wildland fire smoke exposure affects a broad proportion of the U.S. population and is increasing due to climate change, settlement patterns and fire seclusion. Significant public health questions surrounding its effects remain, including the impact on...

Person: Koman, Billmire, Baker, de Majo, Anderson, Hoshiko, Thelen, French
Year: 2019
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES